Academics demand release of student held on spy charges

A British university student accused of spying and put in solitary confinement should immediately be freed from jail, says a letter signed by 123 academics.

Posted 2018/10/22 08:32:00

Keep the change: YouTuber leaves waitress $10k tip

Staff at a hot dog diner in North Carolina have some extra cash to play with this month thanks to a $10,000 (£7,645) tip from a generous YouTube star.

Posted 2018/10/22 07:09:00

Harry hoping new baby with Meghan is a girl

Prince Harry has told well-wishers on his tour of Australia that he is hoping his new baby will be a girl.

Posted 2018/10/22 03:57:00

Migrants swim across Guatemala river on journey to US

Around 2,000 Central American migrants are attempting to enter the US, despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border.

Posted 2018/10/21 16:56:00

UK, France and Germany condemn Khashoggi killing

The UK, France and Germany have issued a joint statement condemning the killing of Jamal Khashoggi "in the strongest possible terms".

Posted 2018/10/21 14:46:00

Black woman racially abused on Ryanair flight

Ryanair has been criticised after footage emerged of a passenger racially abusing an elderly black woman sat next to him.

Posted 2018/10/21 13:22:00

At least 22 dead as train overturns in Taiwan

At least 22 people have died and 171 are injured after a train derailed and overturned on a coastal railway in Taiwan.

Posted 2018/10/21 11:08:00

Rebels kill 13 and abduct 12 kids in Ebola-hit area

Congolese rebels have killed 13 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an area at the centre of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak.

Posted 2018/10/21 10:57:00

Trump changes tone with Saudi Arabia over killing

Donald Trump has said he is "not satisfied" with Saudi Arabia's response to the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

Posted 2018/10/21 07:23:00

Trump: US to pull out of nuclear treaty with Russia

President Donald Trump has said the US will pull out of a nuclear treaty with Russia because Moscow has violated the agreement.

Posted 2018/10/20 20:29:00

Bomb kills 15 at Afghan election polling station

At least 15 people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a Kabul polling station during an Afghan parliamentary election rocked by violence.

Posted 2018/10/20 13:24:00

Record $1.6bn rollover as no one wins $1bn lottery

The jackpot in a US lottery has climbed to a record-breaking $1.6bn (£1.2bn) after there was no winner on Friday night.

Posted 2018/10/20 10:29:00

Young billionaire freed after kidnapping at gunpoint

A man described as Africa's youngest billionaire has been freed after being kidnapped by masked men at gunpoint nine days ago.

Posted 2018/10/20 09:23:00

Police clash with migrants desperate to reach US

Thousands of Central American migrants travelling to the US remain stranded on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala after clashing with riot police in an attempt to continue their journey in pursuit of the "American dream".

Posted 2018/10/20 07:30:00

As royals visit Australia, calls for a republic grow

Australia's prime minister has said he has no plans to hold a referendum on the country becoming a republic, and that he still supports the country's links with the British monarchy.

Posted 2018/10/20 05:33:00

Saudi Arabia: Journalist killed in consulate fight

Saudi Arabia has confirmed Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate in Istanbul after a fight broke out.

Posted 2018/10/19 22:00:00

Russian woman charged with interfering in US midterms

A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in US elections, including next month's midterms.

Posted 2018/10/19 18:54:00

Cardi B hands out free winter coats in New York

Rapper Cardi B has handed out free winter coats to people at a public housing complex in New York.

Posted 2018/10/19 14:53:00

At least 58 dead after being hit by train in India

At least 58 people are dead and dozens more are injured after being hit by a train in the city of Amritsar in northern India.

Posted 2018/10/19 14:38:00

Briton repeatedly raped in the Australian Outback

An Australian man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and repeatedly raping a British backpacker.

Posted 2018/10/19 10:58:00